Animal Science B.S.A. with Animal Science Concentration

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the degree plan should see the Eight Semester Degree Policy for university requirements of the program. (*See degree audit in UAConnect for complete course list.)

First YearUnits
UNIV 1001 University Perspectives1  
ANSC 1001L Introductory to Animal Sciences Laboratory1  
ANSC 1032 Introductory Animal Sciences2  
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (or higher level MATH)3  
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab)
ANSC 1041 Introduction to Companion Animal Industry
or ANSC 1051 Introduction to the Livestock Industry
Social Science Core Elective*  3
ANSC 2252L Introduction to Livestock and Meat Evaluation  2
General Elective  3
Fine Arts/Humanities Core Elective*  3
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023)  3
Discipline-related Elective* (CHEM 1103/1101L if completing University Chemistry I & II requirement)  3-4
Year Total: 15 17
Second YearUnits
ANSC 2781 Career Preparation and Development1  
ANSC 3433 Fundamentals of Reproductive Physiology3  
Select 4 hours from the following:4  
CHEM 1073 Fundamentals of Chemistry (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1214 Lecture)
& CHEM 1071L Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1214 Lab)
or CHEM 1123/1121L University Chemistry II (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1424 Lecture)
Fine Arts/Humanities Core Elective*3  
History University Core Elective3  
ANSC 3133 Animal Breeding and Genetics  3
Discipline-related Elective*  4
Communication Intensive Elective*  3
General Elective  3
Choose from the following:  3
Social Science Core Elective*
Year Total: 14 16
Third YearUnits
ANSC 4142 Advanced Animal Handling Techniques2  
Communication Intensive Elective*3  
BIOL 2013 General Microbiology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2004 Lecture)
& BIOL 2011L General Microbiology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2004 Lab)
Select 4 hours from the following:4  
CHEM 3603 Organic Chemistry I
& CHEM 3601L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
CHEM 2613 Organic Physiological Chemistry (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1224 Lecture)
& CHEM 2611L Organic Physiological Chemistry Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1224 Lab)
Animal Science Electives*5  
ANSC 3143 Principles of Animal Nutrition  3
Animal Science Electives*  5
Social Science Core Elective*  3
Discipline-related Elective*  3
General Elective  3
Year Total: 18 17
Fourth YearUnits
Animal Science Elective*3  
ANSC Core Elective*2  
General Electives8  
ANSC Core Electives*  4
Discipline-related Electives*  5-6
Year Total: 13 10
Total Units in Sequence:  120